1000 lb WW2 US Aerial Bomb
In the parking lot in front of the post office.Commemorative Object
A US 1000 lb bomb mounted on a pedestal with an inscribed plaque.
The memorial is a bomb found while constructing a new Post Office in 1990. The bomb was dropped during World War 2.
The text is written in Italian and reads:
BOMBA D’AEREO DI COSTRUZIONE AMERICANA DA 1000 LIBBRE REPERITA IL GIORNO 21 SETTEMBRE 1990 DURANTE GLI SCAVI PER LA COSTRUZIONE DEL NUOVO UFFICIO POSTALE E DISATTIVATA SUL POSTO A CURA DEL PERSONALE DELLA 7° DIREZIONE GENIO MILITARE DI FIRENZE
The translation is:
Aerial American 1000 pound bomb rediscovered on 21 September 1990 the construction of the new Post Office. The Bomb was deactivated in place by the 7th Engineer Directorate of the Florence Military District.
United States Air Force
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